Dr. Maya Mathew will head Center in Oneida
- Dr. Maya Mathew joins Roswell Park Care Network in Central New York
- Leads radiation oncology team in Oneida, following Roswell Park standards
- Center delivers personalized, Roswell Park peer-reviewed treatment plans
ONEIDA, N.Y. — Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and Oneida Health continue to add to the cancer expertise available through their affiliation, announcing the hire of Maya Mathew, MD, as Medical Director of the Dorothy G. Griffin Radiation Oncology Center in Oneida, part of the Roswell Park Care Network.
Dr. Mathew comes to Central New York after serving as a radiation oncologist at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Mississippi. She will lead a team that includes a Roswell Park medical dosimetrist and medical physicists, along with highly trained and compassionate radiation therapy and nursing personnel, developing evidence-based and peer-reviewed treatment plans that follow the same quality standards patients can expect from the National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Buffalo.
Dr. Mathew earned her medical degree from Kerala University in Kerala, India and completed a radiation oncology residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago.
“We look to Dr. Mathew to further the Roswell Park and Oneida Health mission of quality radiation treatment for patients who come to the Central New York center,” said Michael Kuettel, MD, PhD, Chair of the Department of Radiation Medicine at Roswell Park. “She and her staff, who are trained on Roswell Park standards, translates to exceptional care and improved quality of life.”
Roswell Park and Oneida Health opened the Dorothy G. Griffin Radiation Oncology Center in 2019. Oneida Health also operates a medical oncology center in affiliation with Roswell Park. Both organizations have worked closely together since 2016, when Oneida Health received a grant from the New York State Department of Health to expand oncology services to Central New York in partnership with Roswell Park.
About Roswell Park
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is a community united by the drive to eliminate cancer’s grip on humanity by unlocking its secrets through personalized approaches and unleashing the healing power of hope. Founded by Dr. Roswell Park in 1898, it is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Upstate New York. Learn more at www.roswellpark.org, or contact us at 1-800-ROSWELL (1-800-767-9355) or ASKRoswell@roswellpark.org.
About Oneida Health
Oneida Health serves an area comprised of approximately 29 communities in Madison and western Oneida counties with a population of approximately 100,000. Operated by Oneida Health Systems, Inc, a New York State not-for-profit corporation, the organization includes a 101-bed acute care hospital, emergency department, state of the art surgery center, 160-bed extended-care and short-term rehab facility, primary care offices, internal medicine, comprehensive lab services, home medical equipment, comprehensive imaging services, outpatient therapy, and care specialties in: oncology, neurology, podiatry, vascular, sleep, OB/GYN, orthopedics, wound care, GI, and ENT. To learn more about Oneida Health, visit www.oneidahealth.org.